[Finland] Finland sets up centre promoting refugee mental health

06 May 2019

Finland National Institute for Health and Welfare in partnership with five of the country's university hospitals, as well the Finnish Association for Mental Health and with the support of the European Commission's Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF) is launching a new nationwide project to promote mental health among refugees. The project aimed to create a Center of Expertise with the purpose to train hospital and mental health care workforce in order to promote and provide mental health care services among residents with asylum seeker backgrounds. The work on the center has already begun as part of the PALOMA project and is scheduled to run beyond June 2021.

This project is funded by: